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Navy Veteran tells of living under DADT then coming home to ask his partner to marry him (video)

June 25, 2012
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The following video was just released by Washington United for Marriage (WUM), a group working to preserve Washington State’s marriage equality law — it’s the third video with various people telling their particular story. Pablo Monroy, a 24 year old Navy veteran speaks of of life serving under DADT (Don’t ask, Don’t tell), then returning home to…

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Pentagon concludes that the world will not end after all because DADT was repealed

May 10, 2012
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Pentagon concludes that the world will not end after all because DADT was repealed

Reuters reports,  that after years of worrying what might happen if openly gay troops were allowed in the military, the Pentagon said on Thursday there had been no impact on morale, readiness or unit cohesion in the eight months since the ban on homosexuals was lifted. After the President’s stunning endorsement of same-sex marriage, suddenly…

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Rick Santorum Claims he would invalidate legally married same sex couples

January 1, 2012
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Of the top three Republican Presidential candidates in the Iowa polls, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul do not take issue with the repeal of DADT, but Rick Santorum who surged in the polls to third place would, and he would take it a step further. Santorum would go as far as to invalidate same sex…

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Lesbian Sailors Share ‘First Kiss’: the Apocalypse Begins

December 22, 2011
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Lesbian Sailors Share ‘First Kiss’: the Apocalypse Begins

Thanks to the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” a lesbian couple became the first same-sex couple to share what’s called the “first kiss. After a raffle drawing in which a sailor is first to depart their ship, to get the first long awaited kiss from their loved one after three months of travel, Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta was…

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Big Shock: Michele Bachmann States She Will Reinstate DADT if Elected

August 14, 2011
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Michele Bachmann fresh from her victory in the Ames, Iowa Straw Poll yesterday, appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” this morning, and was again plagued with questions about her controversial anti-gay stance, this time declaring, “I don’t judge gays” — then she goes on to relentlessly dodge questions and… then goes onto judge them.  …

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Rep Allen West: “Gay Service Members Can Change”

May 31, 2011
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Rep Allen West: “Gay Service Members Can Change”

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) was repealed last year, much to the distaste of many Republicans, including GOP Rep. Allen West (FL).   With delays implemented, stalling, obstruction and disinformation, many GOPers have made it clear, they are not advocates of the repeal.   Many potential GOP Presidential candidates, including, Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) pledged support…

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Stephen Colbert Argues The Pentagon’s Findings On DADT

December 9, 2010
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The recent ten month Pentagon review concluding that gay people serving openly in the military is a non-issue, has been disregarded by many on the right.  Stephen Colbert, the left wings’ favorite Conservative weighs in. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Poll to Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full…

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Homophobia In Politics

October 29, 2010
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Homophobia In Politics

In an effort to show solidarity against intolerance last week, people all over the country and perhaps the world, wore purple, which was inspired by Tyler Clemnti, a Rutgers University student who committed suicide after his room mate video taped him in an intimate encounter with a friend, then planned to circulate the tape throughout…

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Do You Want To Go Back In Time? Remember The Lies.

September 23, 2010
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Listening to Democrats denounce President Obama for his inaction on DADT is honest and refreshing.  We expect a lot. We aren’t sheep.  We don’t condone our politicians when they’re wrong for not following through with promises. We wanted a public option. We want equality for everyone. You won’t get it if you vote for the…

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